Annual - Deadline 31 March - Prize £750

The Amaury Talbot Prize of £750 will be awarded to the author or authors of the work which, in the opinion of the judges, is the most valuable work of African anthropology submitted.

Only works published during the calendar year previous to the submission date of 31 March are eligible. Works relating to any region of Africa are eligible, but preference will be given in the first place to Nigeria, and in the second place to any other part of West Africa or to West Africa in general.

The prize will be awarded by judges appointed by the RAI Council. The judges reserve the right to not make an award should work of the required standard not be submitted.

All submissions, together with three copies of the book, article or work in question, should be sent by 31 March to: Amaury Talbot Prize Coordinator (please indicate clearly), Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 5BT (email to the Assistant Director (Administration)).  Entries will not be returned to candidates.

Past Recipients